The Frightened Little Flower Bud
Renee Paule & G R Hewitt
This book can be downloaded and read in iBooks on your Mac or iOS device.
This book was written and illustrated by Renée Paule and G R Hewitt.
The story begins with a seed landing in a pretty garden where it starts to grow and eventually forms a little flower bud. But, the little flower bud becomes frightened of things she ‘hears on the wind’; such as the sun that might scorch her petals, the rain that might spoil them, the wind that might blow them away - so the flower doesn’t want to bloom. However, all flowers must bloom, and as the little flower bud opens her petals she overcomes her fears one by one.
The more we think about our fears, the more they overwhelm us. This book teaches children (of all ages) that fear is just a feeling that holds them back from living their lives to the full.
To add to the fun and develop observational skills there’s a ‘Did You See’ activity page at the back with objects from the book that children may not have noticed whilst reading it. There are also some simple questions that can be asked of children, encouraging them to think about what they’ve read. The skill level required is ‘easy’.
- Category: Nature
- Published: 02 October 2017
- Publisher: Renée Paule
- Print Length: 4 Pages
- Language: English